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Species Sympistis disfigurata - Hodges#10130.1

Sympistis disfigurata - Hodges #10130.1 - Sympistis disfigurata - male
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Noctuoidea (Owlet Moths and kin)
Family Noctuidae (Owlet Moths)
Subfamily Oncocnemidinae
Genus Sympistis
Species disfigurata (Sympistis disfigurata - Hodges#10130.1)
Hodges Number
10130.1
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Sympistis disfigurata Troubridge, 2008 (1)
Phylogenetic sequence # 931947 (2)
Numbers
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010) listed 176 species of the genus Sympistis in America north of Mexico. (2)
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2013) reinstated one species. (3)
Size
The wingspan is about 28 mm.
Range
Western Texas, Guadalupe Mountains @ elevation 6,000 ft.
Season
The main flight period is May to Septemeber.
Print References
Lafontaine J.D. & B.C. Schmidt 2010. Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico. ZooKeys 40: 59-64. (2)
Lafontaine, J.D. & BC. Schmidt 2013. Additions and corrections to the check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico. ZooKeys 264: 230, 234. (3)
Troubridge, J., 2008. A generic realignment of the Oncocnemidini sensu Hodges (1983) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae: Oncocnemidinae), with description of a new genus and 50 new species. Zootaxa 1903: 56. (1)